Adweek VIDEO D Griner (26 Apr 2019) ‘Children With Fetal Alcohol Disorder Confront the Idea of ‘Safe’ Drinking During Pregnancy’. Proof Alliance
Sapolsky RM (14 March 2019) ‘The real advantage the rich have in getting into college is biological.’ Los Angeles Times. If you grow up in poverty, rather than in comfort, by kindergarten you’re likely to be lagging behind average in the development of the frontal cortex.
The Mayo Clinic (July 2017) ‘Fetal development: The 3rd trimester.’ Fetal development continues during the third trimester. Your baby will open his or her eyes, gain more weight, and prepare for delivery.
FASD Network of Southern California Caregiver Burnout If you are providing care to a loved one with FASD, chances are that you will experience at least one of the stages of caregiver burnout at some point.
Innovation (16 Jan 2019) ‘Many non-disabled people who work in disability consider themselves experts’ Silicon Republic
Leigh K (Feb 4 2019) ‘9 Investigates: Identifying and treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorders’. Families who have children with FASD and doctors who treat the children worry the condition doesn’t get enough attention. WSOCTV.com Charlotte, Virginia, USA.
McManus R (Jan 25 2019) ‘May Describes Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol’s Harms’ National Institute of Health USA
“Most people like alcohol, especially the population in general who are now of child¬bearing age. And current norms encourage or allow alcohol use more than in the past two or three generations,” said May. “You just don’t know—maybe one or a few drinks a night during particularly sensitive times in pregnancy could reduce your child’s IQ somewhat. Repeated nights of drinking have been demonstrated to affect not only brain structure and development, but also are linked with a variety of behavioral problems. There is too frequently an attitude-behavior disconnect with a significant number of people today.”
Hansen R (Jan 22 2019) ‘Story has modern implication’ Sun Journal Maine USA
Ducharme, J. (5 November 2018) Time Read article here…
Brubaker, M (31 August 2018) “It is imperative that we find a solution to this global health problem,” said Christina Chambers PhD MPH. “Women need to know that we have not been able to demonstrate a safe level of alcohol to drink while pregnant, so the best approach to prevention is to avoid alcohol in pregnancy.” UC San Diego Health. Read article here…